Bio-Rad Introduces Reliance Select cDNA Synthesis Kit, a Reverse Transcription Solution that Efficiently Converts RNA to DNA
HERCULES, Calif. – Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO and BIOb), a global leader of life science research and clinical diagnostic products, today announced the launch of the Reliance Select cDNA Synthesis Kit to help researchers efficiently convert RNA to DNA by reverse transcription.
Converting RNA to DNA is the crucial first step in the study of gene expression and other applications in molecular biology. A more sensitive reverse transcription can lead to the discovery of new biomarkers or a better understanding of the patterns of gene activity that are linked to disease.
"Reliance Select cDNA Synthesis Kit is an important addition to Bio-Rad’s genomics portfolio, providing researchers a way to obtain highly sensitive and reproducible results," said Jennifer Placek, Bio-Rad Product Manager, Life Science Group.
Formulated with a proprietary chimeric enzyme (Reliance RT), this product features:
- High sensitivity
- Outstanding reproducibility
- The ability to create a protocol in minutes
- A flexible configuration
To learn more, please visit Reliance Select cDNA Synthesis Kit.
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO and BIOb) is a global leader in developing, manufacturing, and marketing a broad range of innovative products for the life science research and clinical diagnostic markets. With a focus on quality and customer service for over 65 years, our products advance the discovery process and improve healthcare. Our customers are university and research institutions, hospitals, public health and commercial laboratories, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, as well as applied laboratories that include food safety and environmental quality. Founded in 1952, Bio-Rad is based in Hercules, California, and has a global network of operations with approximately 8,000 employees worldwide. Bio-Rad had revenues exceeding $2.3 billion in 2019. For more information, please visit bio-rad.com.
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